Good news! IRCC announces longer stay on Super Visa!

Canadian citizens and permanent residents are able to reunite with their parents and grandparents in Canada for extended periods of time through Canada’s Super Visa program. Canada’s Super Visa is a multiple-entry visa that is valid for up to 10 years. It allows parents and grandparents to stay in Canada for 2 years at a […]

Exciting! IRCC will resume FSWP and CEC invitations in July

On April 22, IRCC announced a series of new measures to address the labour shortage in Canada. One of the most talked about is the announcement that Express Entry draws will soon resume and that invitations will begin in early July. IRCC indicates that, as a result of the temporary suspension federal high-skilled streams, the […]

Increase in permanent residence fees effective April 30, 2022

On April 30, 2022, IRCC is increasing fees for all permanent residence applications. This includes economic, permit holder, family and humanitarian classes. The differences between the current and new permanent residency fees are as follows: source: IRCC notices

Canada Welcomes More Than 108,000 Permanent Residents in Early 2022

The IRCC surpassed its goal to make 147,000 final decisions on permanent residence in the first quarter of 2022, doubling the number of final decisions made in the same period in 2021. Through these efforts, Canada has welcomed more than 108,000 new permanent residents so far this year. In addition, Canada has exceeded its citizenship […]

Latest updates on Canada travel restrictions

Effective April 1, 2022 at 12:01 AM EDT, fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada by air, land or water. Fully vaccinated travellers seeking to arrive in Canada before April 1, 2022, must still have a valid pre-entry test. And, fully vaccinated travelers who are […]

Canada launched New Temporary Residency Pathway for Ukrainians

Today IRCC announced the launch of the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). The CUAET is a special, accelerated temporary residence pathway for Ukrainians With the CUAET, Ukrainians and their immediate family members of any nationality can stay in Canada as temporary residents for up to 3 years. Applicants who are overseas need to apply […]

BCPNP latest draw- Targeted invitations

The BCPNP conducted its latest round of draw on March 14, 2020, under the Skilled immigration Invitations, the first targeted draw since the BCPNP announced its priority targeted invitation policy on 2022-03-10. Skilled Worker, International Graduate category: targeted Tech occupations Skilled Worker, International Graduate category: targeted Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 4214) Skilled Worker, International […]

Express Entry: Invites 1047 in latest PNP draw

On March 2, 2022, the latest PNP-only Express Entry draw invited 1047 applicants to apply Permanent Residence.   IRCC still only invited the provincial nomination PNP candidates in the latest invitation round. The invitation minimum score was 761 points.   There is no exact information or time on when the other draws (skilled workers) will […]

Express Entry draws for skilled workers will resume in “near term”

In a live broadcast on Feb. 16 on the Canadian Club of Toronto’s website, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser replied that the draws would resume “in the near term” and said that he was looking at ways to make the Express Entry system more flexible. While the immigration minister said no definite time on when CEC […]

Canadians Continue to Welcome Afghan Refugees in Their Communities

The Canadian government is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. In the past week, 335 government-assisted and privately sponsored Afghan refugees arrived in Canada on 10 commercial flights. Their destinations are communities across Canada, including Calgary, Winnipeg and Sherbrooke. In total, 7,885 Afghan nationals have arrived […]